Selden Connor Gile (American, 1877-1947) Three fishing boats, 1925 11 x 13in
Lot 74
Selden Connor Gile (American, 1877-1947) Three Fishing Boats, 1925 11 x 13in
Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium
Lot Details
Selden Connor Gile (American, 1877-1947)
Three Fishing Boats, 1925
signed and dated 'Gile 25' (lower left)
watercolor on paper
11 x 13in
overall: 21 1/4 x 22 1/2in

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Collection of Robert H. Aichele, Sacramento, California

    EXHIBITED:
    Walnut Creek, Civic Arts Gallery, A Feast for the Eyes, The Paintings of Selden Connor Gile, June 9 - July 10, 1983, no. 75.

    LITERATURE:
    Nelson-Rees, Walter A. and St. John, Terry N., A Feast for the Eyes, The Paintings of Selden Connor Gile, Walnut Creek, 1983, no. 75.


    Two San Francisco exhibitions became major influences on the Six. The Civic Auditorium held an exhibition of contemporary French art in 1923, followed by the California Palace of the Legion of Honor's Inaugural Exposition of French Art in 1924–25. These shows helped cultivate an interest in the choppy plein-air brushwork of the Impressionists and the bright colors of the Fauves, which can be seen quite vividly in Three Fishing Boats.
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